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toning down

verb as in moderate

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And Abercrombie & Fitch is toning down its 'nightclub' vibe.

Talks between the two sides will require toning down the rhetoric, mostly from the government.

One activist admitted to toning down her posts on Twitter and Facebook after signing.

Is the right better served, I ask, by toning down its discontent with the Obama administration?

Kasowitz referred all calls to Sitrick, and the usually vociferous Sitrick is toning down things as well.

Kempes, champions, in O is a characteristic toning down of Kinges in C, but comp.

Wants toning down once in a while, but there's no question of his ability or of his loyalty.

She has attractive manners, and lately she seemed to be toning down.

Her manners have lost the boisterousness of school days, but still often want toning down according to English ideas.

I soon perceived that he thought I needed considerable toning down before reaching England.


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On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tone down, such as: dampen, dim, mitigate, modulate, play down, and restrain.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.